Description

Orthopaedic surgery can be a complex area of practice, but it is essential knowledge for any surgical trainee. This module introduces learners to key topics, while simultaneously allowing those who are already in an Orthopaedics programme to develop their knowledge further.RCS membership entitles you to a 10% discount on this module. Find out if you’re eligible to join or transfer. 10 PG Cert credits0.0 CPD Points: TBCYou will cover topics including:Bone healingClassification of fracturesFracture managementCompartment syndromeSeptic arthritisFracture complicationsPaediatric orthopaedicsAfter completing this Orthopaedics: Acute module, you will be able to:Demonstrate a detailed knowledge of the anatomy and physiology around common orthopaedic pathologiesDescribe a fracture, using common terms including classification systemsDescribe and explain bone repair and healing in the acute settingDemonstrate knowledge, clinical reasoning and understanding of the assessment and management of acute and chronic orthopaedic patientsEvaluate the role of non-operative and surgical treatments for common traumatic orthopaedic conditionsRecognise, assess and evaluate common complications due to a traumatic or acute limb/joint problem